Adam Flint

Partner, Patent and Design Attorney
London, EIP Europe LLP

With over 25 years' experience in private practice, Adam has dealt with a wide range of subject matter for clients ranging from start-ups through SMEs to multinationals. He is a highly recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 rankings.

Adam's work includes patent drafting and prosecution, and dealing with infringement and validity matters in the UK, US and elsewhere. He also deals with licence issues and has advised on the IP requirements of a number of technical standards. Adam's expertise includes telecoms; video and audio signal processing; computer technology; signal processing in television and other systems; software in various fields, including anti virus and intrusion detection systems, digital rights management and e-commerce; semiconductors; automobile technology; and oil production.

Adam studied Natural Sciences, specialising in physics, at Cambridge University. He was a contributor to the Guide to the Patents Acts, the leading guide to UK patent law produced by the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.

Education and qualifications

  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney

  • 1988 — 1989
    Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary College, University of London
  • 1983 — 1986
    MA (Cantab), University of Cambridge

Career history

  • 2011 — present
    Partner, EIP
  • 1996 — 2008
    Partner, Beck Greener
  • 1987 — 1996
    Patent Attorney, Gill Jennings & Every

Awards and recognition

  • Legal 500, 2016. (link)
  • Recommended in Legal 500, 2014, 2015